CELEBRITIES BORN ON THIS DAY: Tina Fey, 39; Chow Yun- Fat, 54; George Strait, 57; Robert Morse, 78.

Happy Birthday: Look ahead with optimism. This year is about timing and quality, not quantity. Don’t be tempted by what others do or say. Avoid risks and people enticing you to do something you know you should avoid. In the end, your reward for dedication and hard work will be monetary.

ARIES (March 21-April 19): You can solve any problem you face by taking a detour and inventing a new way to do what’s being asked of you. Hold on to every precious moment you have with family, friends, children or a lover.

TAURUS (April 20-May 20): Help is on the way if you are willing to let others in on the dilemma you are facing. Change will come from a unique or totally unexpected place. Using your knowledge will demonstrate to people the skills you possess.

GEMINI (May 21-June 20): Don’t jump too quickly into anything with the potential to backfire. Stick to what’s worked in the past and refuse to let your emotions get the better of you. Someone is likely to bait you into an argument.

CANCER (June 21-July 22): Do something that interests you, even if you are a little skeptical. You will discover a way to help someone you care about by putting yourself on the line and doing things a little differently. Don’t let anyone push you into a responsibility that isn’t yours.

LEO (July 23-Aug. 22): A financial problem will arise if you haven’t been watching your spending habits. Someone may call in a debt that will leave you strapped for cash. A personal connection to someone you care for will be elevated to new heights.

VIRGO (Aug. 23-Sept. 22): You’ll have plenty to question regarding your partnerships and how to handle the people you love most. You cannot let your personal life cause you to miss out on a great professional opportunity. It’s up to you to choose your path.

LIBRA (Sept. 23-Oct. 22): The emphasis will be put on how you handle the tasks you are given. Don’t be overly sensitive or cause a fuss because you are unsure. There is power in networking and partnering with someone who can pick up the slack and help you do a bang-up job.

SCORPIO (Oct. 23-Nov. 21): An emotional connection to someone will take a positive turn. Loyalty has to be based on conduct and motives. If someone isn’t fair with you, don’t feel you owe this person.

SAGITTARIUS (Nov. 22-Dec. 21): Don’t think you can get away with not abiding by the rules. You will be caught in a trap that you can’t get out of if you play with someone’s emotions. Exaggeration may spice things up but it can also make you look bad.

CAPRICORN (Dec. 22-Jan. 19): A relationship you are in will pose a problem if you cannot designate enough of your time to please this person. An inheritance or debt owed will put extra cash in your pocket. Being responsible will set you apart from others.

AQUARIUS (Jan. 20-Feb. 18): Keep a watchful eye on the people you are dealing with. Taking a strong position will show your courage and reliability. You mustn’t let someone defeat you because you haven’t done your research.

PISCES (Feb. 19-March 20): You’ll be emotional and sensitive. Stick to your original plans if you want to keep some sort of rhythm to your day. If you go too far off the beaten track, you will have a hard time getting back to what’s important.

Birthday Baby: You are adaptable but not always accommodating. You stick to your beliefs and are strong- willed. You are a loyal friend.

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